A surgeon-led quality collaborative is a feasible approach that offers actionable quality improvement data that can assist in efforts to improve outcomes, reduce variation and establish best practices.
As the indications for hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) expand, understanding the impact of pre-transplantation disparities may help providers identify risk factors and inform interventions. This article explores the impact of race, neighborhood poverty and insurance on pediatric HCT outcomes.
This dynamic infographic spotlights our key volume and outcomes data across the range of adult cardiac surgery procedures, with special attention to valve and aorta surgery.
This dynamic infographic shares some of our key volume and outcomes data in these areas from 2019 and 2020.
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This infographic shares a milestone in our lung transplant services, three-star achievements in thoracic surgery and distinctive statistics in caregiving for HOCM and cardio-oncology.
As the Society for Vascular Surgery’s VQI program evolves, metrics are being refined to focus more on appropriateness of care. Cleveland Clinic is proud to be contributing to those efforts.
Looking for a benchmark for your heart failure or electrophysiology program? Check out some of our key volume and outcome statistics from these subspecialties in this dynamic infographic.
Don’t doubt that continuous quality improvement matters. An internal analysis shows that our steady improvements in cardiothoracic surgical mortality have saved about 1,500 patient lives over the past 10 years.
A review of our experience over the past 13 years shows that a progressive two-thirds decline in in-hospital mortality can be achieved even as volumes and case complexity increase.
In the highly nuanced field of congenital heart surgery, care must be taken to level the playing field when comparing outcomes among centers, surgeons and patients. In this article, Tara Karamlou, MD, MSc, discusses the importance of risk stratification and her ultimate goal of being able to predict outcomes for individual patients.